Markdown links in footnotes

As you can see here, the links in the footnotes are not rendered properly. Is this intended behavior? Thanks!


I’m honestly not sure. We’re using the CommonMark implementation, and their footnotes extension docs don’t specify whether any Markdown present in footnotes should be parsed. I tried to find other sources that could clarify the behavior but haven’t come up with anything definitive yet. I know John Gruber (the Markdown author) uses footnotes, so I visited his weblog and found a few posts that use them and added .text to the URLs so I could view the source — and it seems that he adds HTML markup to his footnotes manually. That might be a good workaround until we can figure something out!

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